The Quandry

This heart is in a quandry It flutters, as though a captive bird, Bound by conventions rules it stands-- Shackled by the written word   So tightly bound there's no escape Existance holding it within. Too many rules and judgements....

Glow

Within a newly darkened sky I saw a light pass swiftly by-- A fleeting moment, of all things, I swore I saw some fluttery wings. So higher did this glowing light Arise--it soon passed out of sight But left an iridescent trail ...

Do You Remember?

Disclaimer:  This is NOT how I feel.  This is just words.    Do you remember    The sweetness of   Our first kiss…..   Now…as you turn to go?   Do you remember   How you smiled at me   With that crooked grin...

How Can I Put Into Words?

  How can I put into words     What you mean to me   When you are the     Ground I walk on   And the very air     I breathe.   What words would  describe     The feelings that     Are inside me  ...

In Your Arms

  In your arms      I am comforted     Soothed by warmth     And protected   In your arms     I am secure    The world is wonderful     I am complete.   In your arms     I am uplifted    ...

How Do I Love Thee by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of being and ideal grace. I love thee to the level of every day’s Most quiet need,...

When I Have Fears That I May Cease To be by John Keats

When I have fears that I may cease to be    Before my pen has gleaned my teeming brain, Before high-pilèd books, in charactery,    Hold like rich garners the full ripened grain; When I behold, upon the night’s starred face,    Huge...

Unlocked

  I unlocked   My heart’s door   Hesitantly…   After a deluge   Of tears had dried.   Not knowing…   Yet hoping…   Against hope   That there would be   A reprieve from   The loneliness...